He has been talked about to start Saturday in a big series against the Yankees, but nothing is official yet. But only in theory.
Match exciting and swinging at Yankee Stadium with the Blue Jays after prevailing 9-5 in 11 innings.
“I think that obviously, if you get swept, I think it becomes harder to win your division, but it does not mean it’s impossible”, Joe Girardi said before Game 1.
It’ll be resumed at 12:30 p.m. today, with the regularly scheduled game to follow. “I was over 100 pitches, so I had a good idea (Girardi) would do that”. With their aspirations of claiming the division crown teetering on the brink of oblivion, the Yankees delivered, keeping the dream alive for another day.
The Yankees’ road to the American League East championship remains a treacherous one, filled with obstacles that will require near-perfect maneuvering to navigate.
Rodriguez had an RBI double and scored New York’s second run on a sacrifice fly by shortstop Didi Gregorius. “We need to right this”.
METS 5, BRAVES 1: Rookie Steven Matz pitched five strong innings, Yoenis Cespedes had a home run and three RBIs and New York took another step toward a division title with a win over Atlanta.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander signs autographs for Miranda Mullins, from Windsor, Canada, before a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, September 11, 2015, in Cleveland.
Chris Coghlan hit a homer and two triples for the Cubs, who lost two straight to the team with the worst record in the majors. We didn’t play well today.
While his 3.40 ERA on the season is relatively high for an ace, the 26-year-old has been a model of consistency over the last two and a half months, not allowing more than four runs since June 27.
The Giants have provided the lefty with plenty of run support, scoring four times in the fourth inning and three times in the fifth.
He was taken out after a 33-minute rain delay in the middle of the sixth.
Zach Davies (1-1) allowed six runs in 3 2/3 innings. “There’s 21 games left”. Receiving an education from one of the best schools in the nation along with overcoming an abundance of adversity through an agonizing injury simultaneously is one of the most fascinating stories anyone can hear. “We have to concentrate on what’s ahead of us”.
Tulowitzki cracked his scapula (shoulder blade) during the first game of Saturday’s double-header in a collision with outfielder Kevin Pillar.
“In spring training, there was a lot of wondering about what was gonna happen with his elbow”, Carlos Beltran said.
“It’s only going to get better from here”, he said. “So it’s a kick in the stomach a little bit, just realizing … age and innings [are] maybe starting to catch up”.
“The last two times against Toronto, he’s been lights out”, Rodriguez said. Red Sox lefty Rich Hill makes his first big league start in six years, while the Rays counter with Drew Smyly (2-2, 3.59). Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said Paxton is 100 percent and will pitch without restrictions. Instead of potentially scoring, Gardner made it only to third.
“I just try to be resilient, not give in, and attack”, Tanaka said. “I would like to have that one back”. Their relievers issued three bases-loaded walks and gave up a two-out RBI single to Ben Revere. Entering the 11th inning, the first game of a scheduled double-bill in the Bronx was tied 5-5.